Hello East Coast,

  I currently live in NYC and I’d like to go off the grid like most of you. However I’m sure most of you have something that is holding you back or feel as if something is hold you back. So I came up with this idea that might break us from this way of thinking and really get the ball moving on our life adventure of living free and off the land. This idea can be used all over the country of course.

So here is it.

If you live any where near me or any surrounding state it would be great if we can set up a camping trip and we all meet up half way from our homes. We can carpool if your in the area or along the way to the destination, take trains, buses w.e. We can find a primitive camp ground and camp out for a weekend or even a week. This way we can meet each other, share skills, ideas, plan out our move and just have a good time. I think this is a great idea because it might motivate us greatly, we build connections and a community all at the same time while sharing and building skills in the great out doors. So many pros ! What do you guys think ?      

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5 Responses to “Hello East Coast! I have a great idea about going off the grid!”

  1. ValPal

    I am, I’m not getting any email notification so it makes it hard to know when anyone is active on my posts or messages. I am Mike, I’m going hiking up on bear mountain this sunday if you wanna join =]

  2. parallexmike

    I guess no one else is willing to spend a weekend discussing our off the grid plans. But it was a good idea, but now it seems it’s just another post and disappear, very sad.

  3. parallexmike

    Definitely interested, went camping over thanksgiving and Christmas in the snow in the Catskill Mts and it was awesome. Also live in the New York City area. So I would definitely be up for some type of carpool situation I have an suv and I have enough room in the back to store gear, and three or four people “up front of course”. We could do something close like Harriman state park. And it would be okay to bring your tablets with all your ideas so we can work through it on the trip. I also have solar to keep all of your gadgets fully charged. Add me as a friend and keep me posted, available any weekend to do this.
    Mike from New York

  4. ValPal

    Thats sounds great Bobby, have you tried local ads? Like craigslist, possibly some local sites ? I think there is a huge interested in OTG especially for the city people like me but not a lot of attention to the crowd. Im sure if your within driving distance for anyone over there and you put yourself out there you’ll have more people than you can handle giving you a hand and sharing your experience. Hows Florida treating you? I hear there are a lot of alligators and wild boar … is this true ? I’m scared of both. Wish you were closer sounds like a great idea ! Best of luck !

  5. BobbyKorona

    Like your post……. from Florida
    I have 10 acres , cleared and timber , 2 ponds….. want to find people interested in off grid planing. Shelters like palette houses , Gipsy wagons , tents , ferrocement shell structures ….. would like to have a hands on work shop…..in any area or off griding , power , food , etc ……… Bob 32175w@gmail.com say Hi